Gally was with the South Carolina National Bank from 1970 until 1986 where he was Regional Executive and Senior Vice President. From 1986 until 2017 he was employed in the Financial Advisory field as a Partner with J.C. Bradford & Co., the South’s largest Brokerage firm at the time it was sold to UBS Financial Services, where he held the titles of Senior Vice President, Investments and Senior Managed Accounts Consultant. He graduated cum laude from Furman University and received an MBA from the University of Georgia. He earned the Certified Investment Management Analyst designation from the Investment Management Consultants Association program at the Wharton School of Business. Married to the former Fielding Clark since 1969, Gally has three sons and five grandsons and a granddaughter. A lifelong resident of Greenville, Gally has been in financial services for over 45 years and has been involved with many community organizations, including the United Way, Greenville Chamber of Commerce, YMCA Camp Greenville, Metropolitan Arts Council, St Francis Hospital, Furman University, and Foothills Family Resources.